Childerditch, Essex Family History Guide

Childerditch is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church: All Saints and St. Faith

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1537
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Presbyterian.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Great Warley
  • Bulphan
  • North Ockendon
  • Little Warley
  • West Horndon with Ingrave

Parish History

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

CHILDERDITCH, a parish in the hundred of Chafford, county of Essex, 3 miles (S.S.E.) from Brentwood, containing 289 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king’s books at £8. T. B. Bramston, Esq. was patron in 1805. The church is dedicated to All Saints and St. Faith.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831


[Vision of Britain historical maps](, a parish in Billericay district, Essex; 2½ miles S by E of Brentwood r. station, and 6 SW of Billericay. Post town, Brentwood. Acres, , 614. Real property, £, 664. Pop., 239. Houses, 43. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £160.* Patron, Lord Petre. The church Was reported in 1859 to need repair.)


  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Billericay
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 - Chafford, Post-1844 - Billericay
  • Poor Law Union: Billericay
  • Hundred: Chafford
  • Province: Canterbury